Tart has fancy ring to its name, but simply put, it’s just a pie without the top! Since it doesn’t have a top to cover everything, it usually leads to prettier/fancier presentations so it just looks a lot more delicate. With that, I have to say I tend make WAAYYYY more tarts than pies. I
Not much to explain here… just simple, delicious, creamy, mashed potatoes with a crispy top. This is really a no fail recipe. I make this dish all the time, esp during the holidays, and use the same exact recipe. Depending on the number of guests, I double or quadruple the ingredients and it’s always a
Baba Ganoush is a very popular Middle Eastern appetizer, originated in Lebanon, made of eggplant. Not to confuse it with Mutabbal, which is just eggplant and tahini served as a condiment, baba ganoush has more of a chunky dip consistency. I love it on a crudité board (it’s awesome with some pita chips or crackers
I’m sure you know by now, from my recipe list on the blog, lentil is an essential in my kitchen. It is quick, hearty, healthy and it’s delicious. Another huge reason why I love this ingredient is that it’s super healthy. Part of the legume family, lentils have a ton of health benefits….
This middle-eastern inspired chicken dish is sweet, from the caramelized onions to the raisin and cranberries, also savory with the cumin and coriander… it’s also got the citrusy aspect with the addition of lemon juice and Sumac. All in all, this Sumac Chicken is guaranteed to wow your taste buds!
Full disclosure — I do not heart baking :/ I love roasting, broiling, but I dislike baking, only because I feel like I have no control once I put something in the oven… what’s done is done and we’ll see how it comes out. However, give me some fresh, warm bread… I’m in heaven. I
I use this 2 ingredient recipe to make jams with any kind of fruits, especially berries, that’s been laying around and just about to go bad. Blackberries, blueberries, figs the possibilities are endless. And who doesn’t love freshly made jam!?
I was first introduced to this sauce at a Cuban restaurant and I know this is a Peruvian sauce, but full disclosure, I use this on EVERYTHING from every cuisine! I love drizzling this on my tacos, I use it on spicy Indian dishes. This creamy, cilantro-y sauce goes on anything spicy.
Fried rice has always been one of my favorite go to comfort meals. Rain, shine, snow, hail… everyday can be a fried rice day for me 😀 That crispy bits of rice, with pops of veggies… MMMMM…! Another thing I love about fried rice, it’s perfect for cleaning out your fridge. I use the same
Lamb Shephard’s Pie!!! Once a poor man’s dish of using any kind of leftover roasted meat, topped with mashed potatoes, has now evolved into a special dish made and loved by some of most famous chefs like Jamie Oliver and Gordon Ramsey. You can literally make dozens of different versions of this dish, using lamb, beef,